Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Have you ever heard of Freud’s psychoanalytic theory? This quiz may be of assistance. The essential component of Freud’s personality theory is that it alerts the ego to internal and external danger. Can you tell what causes neurotic anxiety, and what does Freud’s structural theory suggest? You may even become an expert on Freud’s psychoanalytic theory. Go for it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Even for the mature individual, psychoanalytic theory posits that inner conflicts between conscious and unconscious forces result in:
    • A. 

      An oral fixation

    • B. 

      Neurotic anxiety

    • C. 

      A compromise formation

    • D. 

      Defensive instincts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Freud's structural theory suggests that human personality has three key structures. Which serves as the source of all psychic energy.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Libido

    • D. 

      Superego

    • E. 

      Sperm

  • 3. 
    The essential component of Freud's personality theory that serves to alert the ego to internal or external danger is:
    • A. 

      Libido

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Defense

    • D. 

      Id

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The goal of all defense mechanisms and the basis of all neuroses in Freud's theory of psychopathology is:
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Transference

    • C. 

      Repression

    • D. 

      Catharsis

  • 5. 
    Research has found that ____ percent of psychoanalytic therapists have undergone therapy themselves, typically averaging _____ hours of therapy
    • A. 

      50%; 100-200

    • B. 

      65%; 200-300

    • C. 

      80%;300-400

    • D. 

      90%; 400-500

    • E. 

      10%; 10-20

  • 6. 
    For psychoanalysts, anxiety is the result of _____. while it is the result of _____ for existentialists.
    • A. 

      The death instinct; being-for-others

    • B. 

      Defense mechanisms; lying

    • C. 

      Instinctual drives awareness of ultimate concerns

    • D. 

      Sexuality; being

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be MOST likely to say that, there is no freedom and no choice, and therefore no responsibilty?
    • A. 

      Adlerian therapy

    • B. 

      Existential therapy

    • C. 

      Motivational interviewing

    • D. 

      Psychoanalysis

  • 8. 
    To have a client just freely say whatever comes to mind (Free Association), no matter how trivial the thought may seem, would MOST likely be advocated by a(n):
    • A. 

      Cognitive therapist

    • B. 

      Existential therapist

    • C. 

      Gestalt therapist

    • D. 

      Psychoanalyst

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